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2015 Buck

Postby KsBow » Fri Dec 11, 2015 10:29 am

I've been watching a buck on my place all year and finally had the chance for a shot on Dec 10th. The last nice buck I killed was on Dec 10th of 2011. I have pictures of him from velvet to the day before I killed him. Pics are from August, September, October, November, and December. Last pic is his last day. So here's his last 5 months in review.
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby Greywolf » Sat Dec 12, 2015 12:31 pm

Cream of the crop ! Nice deer !
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby LadyHawk » Sat Dec 12, 2015 9:12 pm

Beautiful!
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby McClura » Sat Dec 12, 2015 11:31 pm

That is a great buck. Congratulations.

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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby campcook » Mon Dec 14, 2015 4:17 pm

Nice buck Ralph but who was tearing up his back. Alex
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby KsBow » Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:15 pm

My Buddy David from Arcadia and I were discussing that very thing. Not sure who it was, but at least they didn't bust his rack up. Pulled a chip today from the camera where I shot him. I have a picture of him about 20 seconds prior to shooting him. Here's the dialogue: Mr. George Jones, I'd like you to meet Mr. T. B. Magnus, Mr. Magnus, I'd like you to meet Mr. George Jones! With that brief exchange of pleasantries, they met and Mr. Jones ran north with Mr. Magnus sticking out his left ribcage.
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby KsBow » Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:24 pm

Then, of course, I waited the traditional 3 minutes before following up on the shot. When you center punch a decent buck, you know he's dead and just doesn't realize it. I'd highly recommend waiting a bit longer that three minutes, but I was having a severe adrenalin attack and shaking like a leaf, so I had to take up the trail. BTW In the excitement of putting an arrow into the buck I wanted, I excited the blind with my Orange vest and stocking cap laying on the ground inside. Just in case someone wanted to question my apparent lack of "Hunter Orange". Do the orange feathers on the arrows count?? lol
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby Johnbow » Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:34 am

I am glad some of us admit that we get BUCK FEVER. Ha! Ha! :applaud: JohnBow
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby Falcon » Tue Dec 15, 2015 10:30 am

Congrats on the fine buck.
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby KsBow » Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:08 am

John, it don't count as Buck Fever if you start shaking AFTER YOU'VE put an arrow in him!! :dance:
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby Johnbow » Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:31 pm

If that is the way you look at it. JohnBow :77:
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby stickandlimb » Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:38 pm

Very nice buck :77: ....I got spinach growing in my green houses that would go great with some Kansas backstrap.............I haven't got the confidants to shoot at a deer with my selfbow yet but when I do I have a lot of deer to kill to catch up with you........ Congratulation :archer2:
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby KsBow » Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:18 pm

Thanks Leslie and everyone. I'll be bringing the Rack to the Banquet.
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby campcook » Tue Dec 22, 2015 1:15 pm

I agree with Ralph and Mr Kenny Rogers and don't count you points till the killings done. My buddy can tell about every kicker on the deer he missed while range finding and counting points on one that left before he had a chance to shoot. I a John Cook bowhunter shoot all your arrows until you run out then while your looking for your ammo maybe you'll find a blood trail! Just kiddin John . Everybody have a MERRY CHRISTMAS. Alex :campfire:
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby KsBow » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:35 pm

One thing about my Buddy John....I've never had to help trail a deer for him. He does it himself. Now I have helped him run down tom turkeys but that's a whole nuther deal.
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby Johnbow » Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:23 pm

That turkey story should be kept between me and you. :applaud: JohnBow
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby tcontway2341 » Fri Jan 15, 2016 8:29 pm

I want to hear the turkey story
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby KsBow » Sat Jan 16, 2016 11:02 pm

Which One?? Been Lots.
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby KsBow » Sat Jan 30, 2016 4:43 pm

Got ole George Jones' rack back from Nature Boy's Taxidermy. All cleaned up and ready to mount on something. He wound up in low 150's, if he'd had normal brow tines he could have broke 160. Oh Well, he tastes good. :applaud:
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby BioBart » Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:30 pm

Very Nice!
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Re: 2015 Buck

Postby wattlebuster » Mon May 30, 2016 7:31 am

Nice buck. Cool pics
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